The Fifth Squad reports the arrests of three Valley Stream men for a Burglary that occurred at Monday, March 07, 2016 at 4:43am in Valley Stream.
According to Detectives, Police Officers on routine patrol observed defendants Robert Rivas, 23, of 315 Arkansas Drive and Omar Shaukat, 19, of 95 Cornwell Avenue exit North Central Liquors located at 399 N. Central Avenue through a broken glass front door. The defendants were carrying a crate with assorted liquor bottles, an assortment of tools including a screwdriver, metal pole, sledge hammer handle and hammers. Officers continued to observe the defendants as they entered a 2014 Mazda MZ5 color gray, NY registration GMK2375. The third defendant, Kevin Posadas, 22, of 20 Hamilton Street, was seated in the driver’s seat and drove away. The Officers conducted a vehicle and traffic law stop where a clear bag containing a leafy green substance, believed to marijuana, was observed lying on the rear passenger seat. All three suspects were placed into custody without incident.
Defendants Rivas, Shaukat and Posadas are each charged with Burglary 3rd Degree and Possession of Burglary Tools. Additional charges may be presented at a later date. All three were arraigned on March 7, 2016 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.